Settlement figures disclosed in California teen suicide suit

Mar 28, 2015 11:55 AM by News Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Court records recently filed show five parties have paid a combined $875,000 to settle their part of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a Silicon Valley teen who committed suicide after being sexually assaulted in 2012.

The family of one of the three teen boys who sexually assaulted Audrie Pott agreed to pay $600,000 last week. Two other boys who deny they caused Audrie's suicide will now trial stand trial, which is scheduled to start Wednesday in San Jose.

The documents filed in Santa Clara County superior court on March 23 also show the owners of the house where the assault occurred paid $100,000. The family of an unnamed teen girl paid $150,000. The divorced mother of one of the boy's facing trial paid $25,000.

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